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New-look Queensland Summer Racing Carnival

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By   2 days ago

Racing Minister Grace Grace and Racing Queensland CEO Dr Eliot Forbes have launched a new-look Queensland Summer Racing Carnival for 2016/17.

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Fairfax events looks for growth

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By   2 days ago

Fairfax events division is looking to build on revenues of around $60 million but will focus on organic growth rather than acquisitions.

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DG global’s double at the Event Awards

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By   2 days ago

DG global have taken home the Event Management Company of the Year and the Event Producer of the Year at the Australian Event Awards.

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Sydney Showground a high achiever

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By   2 days ago

Sydney Showground has been announced as the winner of Best Achievement in Venue Management at the Australian Event Awards.

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Gold Coast sees conference spike

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By   2 days ago

Gold Coast Business Events has had its most successful year on record with a 46 per cent increase in the value of conferences and corporate meetings won for the city.

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Research provides new outlook for volunteer legacy

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By   3 days ago

A recently completed research project for the International Olympic Committee (IOC) examined how Olympic and Paralympic Games’ have transformed volunteering within host cities before, during and after the events.

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Dream win for Dreamtime 2015

Photo: Mark Taylor, Belle Laide Events, and Kelly Maynard, Tourism Australia.

By   3 days ago

Tourism Australia’s Dreamtime 2015 Business Session and Dinner, delivered by Belle Laide Events, has won Best Corporate Event at the 2016 Australian Event Awards.

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Dubai on track for strong year

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By   4 days ago

Dubai Business Events has secured 15 per cent more events in the first eight months of this year than the whole of 2015, and is poised to capitalise on increasing demand from international meetings, conferences, and incentives organisers.

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UFI releases snapshot of European exhibition industry

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By   5 days ago

Global association of the exhibition industry UFI has published its annual Euro Fair Statistics report, providing a snapshot on 23 countries in the European exhibition market.

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Abu Dhabi to host inaugural cultural leadership summit

Photo: Manarat Al Saadiyat in Abu Dhabi.

By   1 week ago

Abu Dhabi will host the world’s first global cultural leadership summit in 2017 bringing together leaders from the worlds of government, the arts and media.

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ibtm china gets positive feedback from buyers

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By   1 week ago

ibtm china has wrapped after marking up over 7000 appointments between buyers and exhibitors last week at the China National Convention Centre (CNCC) Beijing.

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MCI reports on sustainability

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By   2 weeks ago

MCI Group has launched its 2015 Sustainability Report: Harnessing the Power of Community, which outlines the results of MCI’s internal sustainability strategy and external sustainability services.

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Middle East reboot as Arabian Peninsula

Middle East reboot as Arabian Peninsula

By   2 weeks ago

Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) is calling on the travel industry to help influence consumer travel habits by changing the way they refer to the location of Abu Dhabi: from the Middle East to the Arabian Peninsula.

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Auckland to host biomechanics conference

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By   2 weeks ago

Auckland will host the International Society of Biomechanics in Sport Conference (ISBS) in the region in 2018.

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    Collaboration is key

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    By   5 days ago

    Mark Cooper, chief executive of IACC, talks to CIM about the international conference association’s mission, and how to keep up with the changes in the events sector.

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    AIME’s new program for association event planners

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    By   1 week ago

    The Asia-Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo (AIME) has launched a new program titled My Association | My Club to connect association event planners with a tailored program to maximise the value of their attendance at the show.

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    Fresh start

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    By   3 weeks ago

    Tropical North Queensland has continued to experience high visitation numbers as the destination’s business events offerings have grown year on year, writes Anastasia Prikhodko.

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    Taking off

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    By   3 weeks ago

    Canberra has laid the groundwork in becoming an events capital, and with international flights beginning in September it aims to make that ambition a reality, writes Sheridan Randall.

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    Winter wonderland

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    By   3 weeks ago

    Tasmania is one of the few destinations that can claim winter is the best time to visit, with the island turning on its pagan charm as the mercury drops, writes Sheridan Randall.

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    On the menu

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    By   3 weeks ago

    With its boutique feel, expansive offerings and thriving knowledge hubs, Adelaide continues to attract and retain national and international business, writes Anastasia Prikhodko.

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    Light up your next event

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    By   3 weeks ago

    Ayers Rock Resort is hosting its most ambitious event, Field of Light, a monumental art installation adding extra sparkle to any event.

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      Super heroes at SEC@GI

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      By   2 days ago

      Sydney Exhibition Centre @ Glebe Island (SEC@GI) has closed its doors as the temporary venue makes way for the International Convention Centre Sydney. CIM spoke with general manager Malu Barrios and Paul Baker, director ReedPOP Australia, at the recent Oz Comic-Con Sydney to find out more about the pop culture event that began its Sydney journey at SEC@GI in 2014.

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      Auckland on show

      VIDEO: Auckland on show

      By   1 month ago

      CIM saw firsthand how Auckland Convention Bureau sells the City of Sails to Australian buyers.

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      Western Australia on show

      Western Australia on show

      By   2 months ago

      Check out the new promotional video showcasing Perth and Western Australia as a business event destination.

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      Destination Queenstown

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      By   2 months ago

      CIM headed for the snow to find out why Queenstown is New Zealand’s number one destination for adventure.

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      Pop-up view of Vivid

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      By   5 months ago

      With Vivid Sydney round the corner, InterContinental Sydney are showcasing their exclusive pop-up laneway venue available during the light festival.

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      MEETINGS 2016 on the up

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      By   7 months ago

      With only three weeks to go before exhibitor bookings close for MEETINGS 2016, numbers are already higher than this time last year.

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      Dreamtime on film

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      By   7 months ago

      Tourism Australia have released a video capturing Dreamtime 2015 held in Adelaide, highlighting the very best in Australia’s business events experiences for international buyers.

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